With recent buzz about DJ Premier and Game clocking in studio time, SOHH hit up the renowned producer to find out how much R.E.D. exposure he has received.
Confirming having squared away one collaboration, Preemo told SOHH Game has already expressed interest in purchasing more beats from him.
“Me and Game just did a banger called ‘Born In The Trap,'” Premier revealed to SOHH. “He was like, ‘Can I get another one?’ I said, ‘What, you didn’t like that one?’ He said, ‘No, no, I want to buy another one!’ I was like, ‘Sh*t yeah.’ [laughs] He said mine is the second song on the album, so, I’m about to do another one for him but the one that we already did, he said it’s going to be the second song. I’m excited about that. I know he’s been leaking out a lot of stuff but he said a lot of the stuff he’s leaking isn’t going to be on the album. I haven’t even heard anything. He knocked that sh*t out with me in one day and I mixed it the same day.” (SOHH)
Last month, Game tweeted about featuring AZ on his Premier-produced record.
“gettin AZ on the R.E.D. album. on a premiere beat. now sit back n WATCH me get it done !!! #hipHOPSfinestN*GGA.”
“THE FIRM- Nas Foxy Brown Cormega & AZ. #nuffsaidSON.” (Game’s Twitter)
Prior to linking with Preemo, Game thought he initially missed out on an opportunity to work with him.
“The only person I’m upset I didn’t work with on this album is DJ Premier. I feel his sh– would have been perfect for this all-star producer cast that I have. One Premier track would have did me just fine. I would have murdered that sh–. But we ain’t get it in, ’cause he was doing a whole bunch of sh– for Christina Aguilera. I’m just Game. So I gotta just wait for the next album.” (MTV)
In August, Game said he would stop announcing album release dates.
“I think I should stop saying when the album is gonna be released and just say ‘when it’s released, just pick it up,’ man. And I think that no matter how long people wait, we’re not gonna get into aDetox situation and wait over 10 years for that…August 24th was real realistic to me until I started touring. Before I get really locked into it, when I get home on the 8th man…you know, it might still be the 24th once I talk to [Interscope CEO] Jimmy Iovine. He’s overseas and he gets back when I get back so I’ma sit down with him and have a meeting and we’ll play everything I got. I think I’m missing my huge single like “My Life,” or “Hate It or Love It,” or “One Blood.” And I think I really need to find that…Like I’m looking for a cross between “One Blood” and “Hate It or Love It.” And I think that it wouldn’t be successful or right for me if I put my album out before that.” (Complex)
A release date for R.E.D. has not yet been revealed.
Check out a recent DJ Premier interview below: